I discovered a hummingbird nest in the tree at the apartment complex where I live. I live on the third floor and have a large area for plants and feeders. Usually I have two feeders up all year. I live in Phoenix Arizona and the Anna's usually stick around. During breeding season I have 6 feeders going all day long. Most of the males have left but the females are still around. I have searched for nests and finally found one. That was two weeks ago and I Don't know how long she was there before I noticed her. I think the eggs were going to hatch soon. I would check on her several times a day. Yesterday I didn't see the nest. I asked a neighbor if he knew what happened to it. He told me another tenant took it. I was furious. I don't know this tenant but I plan to find him and ask why would you do such a thing. Who does that.
Poor mama is flying around the tree looking for the nest. Its so sad I took these pictures of the nest with my phone. If you look close you can see her sitting on the eggs
I found another nest in the same tree that the one that was taken in. I myself haven't spoken to the man that took the last one, but others have. I hope he leaves this one alone. A few of us pretty much look out for her so maybe that will discourage him.
I went out of town for two weeks. When I returned there were two chicks in the nest I've been watching! I took some pics which aren't real good. It was the best I could do. I hope you can see them. One is the mama and you can see one chick. The other is the two chicks. I'm hoping as they grow I can get better chicks. These are Anna's hummers .